Heydarabad, Azerbaijan

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Heydərabad
Municipality
Heydərabad is located in Azerbaijan
Heydərabad
Heydərabad
Coordinates: 39°43′13″N 44°51′11″E / 39.72028°N 44.85306°E / 39.72028; 44.85306
Country  Azerbaijan
Autonomous republic Nakhchivan
Rayon Sadarak
Population (2013)
 • Total 2,000
Time zone AZT (UTC+4)

Heydarabad (Azerbaijani: Heydərabad) is the settlement and the capital of the Sadarak Rayon of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan. It is bordering with the Republic of Armenia.[1] It has a population of 2,000.[2]

History[edit]

The settlement has founded in the 1970s on the initiative of the President of Azerbaijan, Heydar Aliyev. By the decree of the Supreme Assembly of Nakhchivan AR dated on March 23, 2000, it was separated from the Sadarak village, and turned to the settlement as an independent administrative unit. Because of the located in the border, several times it was subjected to armed aggression by Armenian forces. It was destroyed by artillery projectiles in 1992, its population became refugees and settled in the Sadarak village and in the other areas of Nakhchivan.[1]

Starting from 1997-98 it was restored, was done a construction and improvement works and was built new office buildings and public facilities, shopping centers and etc. 75 residential buildings which were destroyed by Armenians has been renovated and restored on the eve of the 75th anniversary of Heydar Aliyev, on the initiative of the local population, the settlement was named "Heydarabad". Here is installed a 35/10 kV substation, was built a water pump station for direct the underground water-supply of Bulaqbaşı to the settlement and was built electric lines in the settlement. There are Wine Factory, secondary school, kindergarten, hospital and etc. in the settlement.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c ANAS, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (2005). Nakhchivan Encyclopedia. volume I. Baku: ANAS. p. 228. ISBN 5-8066-1468-9. 
  2. ^ Population of Azerbaijan, 2013. State Statistical Committee of Azerbaijan Republic.